May 8 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines has delivered 80 tonnes of satellite and launch support equipment to Kazakhstan onboard an AN-124 freighter.
The AN-124 flight operated from Nice, France to Yubileyny, Kazakhstan before the sensitive consignment was transported by rail to the Baikonur launch site.
Upon arrival, the satellite container was moved to a clean room where it was unloaded and prepared for deployment.
The shipment was carried for SDV Logistique International, France on behalf of prime contractor Thales Alenia Space. The consignee was Russia's Krunichev State Research and Production Center.